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WWL: From Crisis to Sustainability
Where We Live - with John Dankosky
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08/17/2009
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An exit interview with Gus Speth, who's left Yale after a decade as Dean of the School of Forestry

 

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We've been winning some environmental battles over the past decade. But for the most part---we're losing the war. This is the message Gus Speth has been trying to spread as he marks a turn in his career as an environmental crusader.

“America is at a crisis point,” he says, and it will take bold action to avert a terrible disaster.

While critics of health care reform are taking center stage at town hall meetings nationwide—critics of the climate bill have been busy creating ad campaigns and staging demonstrations at county fairs—to give voice to their worries that the climate bill with further hurt the fragile economy.

Today,  Where We Live, a conversation with James Gustave Speth, who's just left Yale after a decade as dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. We'll talk about changing environmental problems, pending climate legislation, and the search for a new set of American values.

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